Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Taupe Leather, Orange and Purple

When you have a style mis-step, you just get right back on there. I've easily posted over 2,000 outfits in the last 7+ years, and I think my good outfits far outnumber the not-so-good. 
Like this one! One of my coworkers (a man) said that I looked very "Mad Men" and "mod 60s" - it's so nice when someone who doesn't know anything about fashion nails what you were going for!


  • Sweater - Ralph Lauren, thrifted; purchased here on the weekend for $15.50
  • Dress - Truly; last seen here (2nd outfit) in January for an afternoon of drawing
  • Shoes - Fugitive, thrifted; last worn here in August with mod bark

This is the first time I've worn this dress without a belt, and the first time that I've worn it in the spring/summer season. I admit, I loved wearing it all day - many of my coworkers didn't actually realize it was leather until I told them.
First wear of the turtleneck sweater - ugh, I hate all that neck up in my face. However, I do like the look, and it's nice to have a warm neck.

The stuff:
Such mod, fun shoes!

Blurry bling:
First wear of my new-to-me vintage scarf.


  • Scarf - thrifted for $1.00
  • Cuff - thrifted
  • Stacking rings - thrifted
  • Ring with stone - Dad's, vintage 60s, Frances Jewelers
  • Earrings - gift from L, 5th anniversary


It's cool, grey and raining out...and I love it. It smells so fresh and clean, and it's great for all the wildfires and water conditions.

5 comments:

  1. I like it too - esp the scarf tied at your neck. So Peggy Olson, so fab. xox

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  2. Yup, I see the mod happening here. I agree, it's great when someone spots the intent. Of course your good outfits far outnumber the bad - you're a pro at this!

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  3. I love the smell of rain too …
    and how amazing that someone came up to you and told you that you were channeling Mad Men with this outfit - which I think rocks.
    Oh, and I tend to think my bad outfits outnumber my good ones ;)

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  4. I love the taupe with the orange. Gorgeous color pairing.

    I have the same problem with high necks. I can't stand them at all though.

    Wish I had the weather to start transitioning to fall. We're still getting 95F days. Make sure to check the weather before you pack for your trip!

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  5. The leather dress is wonderful and does the 60's very well. I don't like high necks but I wear them in the winter anyway just because it's cold.

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